Careers @ Kocsis

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We do big-time rewarding work. And you can, too. At Kocsis, we know it takes the right blend of talent, knowledge, service, and experience to tackle the biggest and toughest jobs. Whether you’re a current student, recent graduate, or seasoned professional, there’s a good chance we have an opportunity that’s just right for you.

From CNC machinists, welders, engineers, and assembly technicians; to sales, administration, supply chain, and more, the Kocsis campuses in Alsip, IL, and Northwest Indiana offer numerous positions across our divisions. Discover rewarding work in partnership with a wide variety of industries and harness your individual talents and skills, to build a brighter tomorrow. Check out our manufacturing jobs and available openings to find your fit.

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Have questions? Don’t see the job you’re looking for? Contact us by emailing careers@KocsisUSA.com so we can find the best way for you to bring your expertise and make your mark.

GENERAL MACHINIST
Kocsis is looking for an experienced CNC Operator who can run a variety of CNC milling machines and produce high-quality parts. Product lines are low volume, high variety, to produce medium to large parts. Kocsis has 200,000 sq ft of facility space with 27 turning, milling, and quality machines. If you are a skilled CNC Operator with 2+ years of experience working in manufacturing, we encourage you to submit an application to join the Kocsis team.

JOB DUTIES
- Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
- Plan machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
- Perform proper set-up of tooling. This includes identifying tools, inserts, extensions, collets (in both Inch and Metric), and then properly assembling tooling.
- Set up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, collets, angle plates, manual clamps, v-blocks, and vices. Must be able to plan ahead for potential tool interference, machine travel limitations, and stock variance issues.
- Safely load and unload parts using 5-ton and 25-ton overhead cranes. Follow safety and maintenance standards for the use of metal chain and nylon lifting straps.
- Perform drilling, boring, facing, interpolating, and threading operations.
- Edit programs using G-code or Mazatrol during production; then properly restart the program without crashes. -Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, logging work completed and notifying maintenance dept. of any issues.
- Attend and actively participate in continuous training opportunities.
- Document actions by completing production and quality logs. Communicate information to personnel on different shifts.

SKILLS
- Must possess strong geometry and trigonometry math skills.
- Proven knowledge in the use of calipers, gauges, and micrometers.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- High school diploma/GED required
- 2+ years of experience using CNC milling and/or lathes.

MILLWRIGHT

Kocsis is looking for 2 Millwrights to join our growing team. As a Millwright, you will be primarily responsible for disassembling and assembling precise large mechanical assemblies. You will have frequent opportunities to earn overtime pay. Reporting to the Millwright Lead, the Industrial Maintenance Millwright is a full-time position, responsible for installing, inspecting, adjusting, and repairing equipment while following safety rules and regulations. You will be required to maintain all equipment to required standards and be responsive to production needs and equipment failures. You will work as part of a team but would routinely perform work independently and maintain a high level of accuracy and safety, while performing your duties.

Specific tasks may include the following: 

  • Handling materials using a lift truck and crane.
  • Disassembling large mechanical assemblies
  • Cleaning components
  • Inspecting the visual condition of parts and sizes using measuring equipment. Recording results on a proper strip report form.
  • Putting together mechanical assemblies which may include bearings, housings, seals water piping, grease fittings, etc.
  • Testing assemblies
  • Painting product
  • Marking/labeling finished products
  • Reading blueprints and following work instructions

 

LOCATION

Primary East Chicago, IN and on occasion Alsip, IL

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

  • Proficient in the installation, maintenance, repairs and troubleshooting of steam turbines, gas turbines, centrifugal and reciprocating compressors, generators, speed increasing/reduction gears, couplings, hydraulics, and shaft alignment a must.
  • Ability to take precision measurements and attention to detail required.
  • Knowledge of vibration analysis, machine shop operations, precision machinery alignment techniques.
  • Ability to work with operations and maintenance on repairs to equipment that include but are not limited to replacement of mechanical seals, installation and alignment of rotating equipment, repairs to fans and blowers, repairs to reciprocating, centrifugal and screw compressors and pumps, basic knowledge of rigging and flagging.
  • Read and interpret blueprints, schematics and detailed repair drawings related to construction equipment and machinery.
  • Dismantle equipment when required for repair or transportation and reassemble it at the appropriate time.
  • Move equipment to appropriate site for repair or maintenance to avoid contamination or workplace safety hazards.
  • Create solid foundations for machines on-site and instruct other construction workers about safe and efficient interaction with machinery and equipment.
  • Align and calibrate machinery and equipment parts as required for efficient and safe operation.
  • Grind and file machinery parts both on-site and in controlled circumstances.
  • Experience using PLC’s is an asset.
  • Experience of MiG and Stick welding.
  • Able to deal with people sensitively, tactfully, diplomatically, and professionally always.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Physical ability to lift to 50 pounds
  • Must be a safety-minded individual with an understanding of Job Safety Analysis and Stop Work Authority.
  • Must be willing to participate in a written test and hands on interview process.
  • Work multiple flexible schedules as needed to meet customer requirements.
  • All other responsibilities deemed necessary by Management.

 

EXPERIENCE

  • Relevant: 5 years (Preferred)
  • Millwright: 5 years (Preferred)

 

Candidates should display an exceptional work ethic and either possess or be willing to learn the tasks listed above.  Previous job experience requiring a mechanical aptitude, such as an auto mechanic, would be beneficial.  Employees hired into this position, who excel at the associated technical skills, will be considered for advancement into machining and/or other assembly positions.

Kocsis USA is in Alsip IL & East Chicago, IN and offers a series of focused manufacturing services:  roll refurbishment, precision machining, and mechanical assembly.  Our company is equipped with a broad range of state-of-the-art equipment and is committed to continually upgrading and expanding our offerings.  We value our employees and are searching for an individual who wants to positively contribute to our company.

Kocsis offers competitive compensation along with benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401K, etc.

2ND SHIFT MACHINIST
Kocsis is looking for two experienced CNC Operators who can run a variety of CNC milling machines and produce high-quality parts. Product lines are low volume, high variety, to produce medium to large parts. Kocsis has 200,000 sq ft of facility space with 27 turning, milling, and quality machines. If you are a skilled CNC Operator with 2+ years of experience working in manufacturing, we encourage you to submit an application to join the Kocsis team.

JOB DUTIES
- Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety procedures and regulations.
- Plan machining by studying work orders, blueprints, engineering plans, materials, specifications, orthographic drawings, reference planes, locations of surfaces, and machining parameters; interpreting geometric dimensions and tolerances (GD&T).
- Perform proper set-up of tooling. This includes identifying tools, inserts, extensions, collets (in both Inch and Metric), and then properly assembling tooling.
- Set up mills and lathes by installing and adjusting three- and four-jaw chucks, collets, angle plates, manual clamps, v-blocks, and vices. Must be able to plan ahead for potential tool interference, machine travel limitations, and stock variance issues.
- Safely load and unload parts using 5-ton and 25-ton overhead cranes. Follow safety and maintenance standards for the use of metal chain and nylon lifting straps.
- Perform drilling, boring, facing, interpolating, and threading operations.
- Edit programs using G-code or Mazatrol during production; then properly restart the program without crashes. -Maintain equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements, logging work completed and notifying maintenance dept. of any issues.
- Attend and actively participate in continuous training opportunities.
- Document actions by completing production and quality logs. Communicate information to personnel on different shifts.

SKILLS
- Must possess strong geometry and trigonometry math skills.
- Proven knowledge in the use of calipers, gauges, and micrometers.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
- High school diploma/GED required
- 2+ years of experience using CNC milling and/or lathes.

 

Kocsis USA is in Alsip IL & East Chicago, IN and offers a series of focused manufacturing services:  roll refurbishment, precision machining, and mechanical assembly.  Our company is equipped with a broad range of state-of-the-art equipment and is committed to continually upgrading and expanding our offerings.  We value our employees and are searching for an individual who wants to positively contribute to our company.

Kocsis offers competitive compensation along with benefits that include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, 401K, etc.

WHO WE ARE:

KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future.

We are looking for a Shipping & Receiving Clerk to join our talented team.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assemble/ consolidate orders and prepare goods for shipment
  • Record shipment data, including weight, dimensions, and charges
  • Receive, verify counts, and unpack materials and supplies
  • Report damages and discrepancies to quality control
  • Load and unload trucks
  • Complete shipping documents, domestic and international (i.e., packing slips, BOL’s, SLI’s, etc.)
  • Schedule freight pick-up
  • Obtain freight quotes
  • Work safely and report any unsafe working conditions
  • Any other task assigned by management

 

SKILLS & TRAITS

  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • High level of safety awareness

 

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • High School Diploma
  • 1-3 years of experience in Shipping & Receiving, domestic and international

WHO WE ARE:

KOCSIS is an industrial technology company built for tomorrow. We combine boundless ingenuity and in-depth customer collaborations with our best-in-class workforce to deliver products that are built for the future.

We are looking for a Production Administrator to join our talented team at Kocsis Rolls.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Administer and maintain production documents, certificates, and production databases
  • Coordinate shipping and receiving of product between Kocsis facilities, subcontractors, and customers
  • Maintain inventory, minimum order quantities, and minimum on-hand values by issuing POs and RFQs
  • Any other task assigned by management

 

SKILLS & TRAITS

  • Minimum of 3-years relevant experience
  • Bachelor or Associate degree preferred

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